Backstroke record falls at swim carnival

There were events for all at The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School annual swimming carnvial.
There were events for all at The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School annual swimming carnvial.

The Sir Henry Parkes Memorial Public School held its annual swimming carnival on Thursday, February 8, with the weather turning on a perfect day and children and parents having a great time.

As always, teachers and staff put in many hours planning and organising the event for the school.

The results are:

Junior Boys Champion – Darcey; runner up – Sonny.

11 years Boys Champion – Oska; runner up – Harry.

Senior Boys Champion – Jayden; runner up – Coby.

Junior Girls Champion – Matilda; runner up – Zoe.

11 years Girls Champion – Elly; runner up – Ashah.

Senior girls Champion – Savannah; runner up – Aamilyn.

Kernot Family Trophy for Participation – 1st Goudy 59 points; 2nd McKenzie & Donaldson 46 points (tied); 3rd Bruxner 40 Points.

Quota Trophy for Champion House – 1st Donaldson 228 points; 2nd McKenzie 189 points; 3rd Goudy 163 points; 4th Bruxner 146 points.

Jack can now also claim the backstroke 11 years Boys record for the fastest completion in this event in the school’s history.

The top competitors then went on to compete at the PSSA district  championships hosted by Glen Innes Public School.

Team coordination will be tested with Elly, Savannah and Matilda contesting the senior medley 50m for the girls, and Oska, Harry and Charlie competing in the boys event.

The school is also putting in junior and senior relay teams for both girls and boys.

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